Climbing Calendar 2017

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Climbing with Greater Manchester north scouts 2017

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January 5th Start of adult indoor and man-made structures climbing permit training. Note. Places may be available for Explorers

Course to run for 11 weeks with 1 week theory 10 practical on Thursday* night’s 7.30pm and assessment on a Sunday**, all equipment provided; national scout indoor and man-made structure climbing permit achievable at the end of the course. Fee £80 on registration. (Max 10 places or if places available a mixture of adults and Explorer Scouts).

*Course night may be changed to suit majority applicants.

**Applicants with no prior knowledge of climbing and or no log of climbing may have to attend sessions at a climbing wall between September-December 2016.     Fees based on wall fees not increasing in 2017.

 

 

May 7th and May 14th Have a go rock climbing for Scouts and Explorer Scouts. (Windgather) 10am till 2pm
Introduction to rock climbing and mandatory for climbing badge either May or June dates. Fee £5. (Max 9 places each date. May dates to be booked by 27th April)

 

 

May 16th Start of adult, outdoor climbing permit training.
Course to run for approximately 12 weeks for adults who have attended the indoor course or have previous logged experience. Fee £25 on Registration (Max 10 places or if places available a mixture of adults and Explorer Scouts) See note *

 

 

June 4th and 11th Have a go rock climbing for Scouts and Explorer Scouts. (Windgather) 10am till 2pm
Introduction to rock climbing and mandatory for climbing badge either May or June dates. Fee £5. (Max 9 places each date. June dates to be booked by 26th May)

 

 

September- start of Scouts and Explorer Scouts climbing badge course. Fee £10 (Max 20 places to be booked by 23rd Aug) see note#
7th       Sept theory night and registration at Middleton HQ 7.30pm till 9.00pm.
   10th     Sept climbing on rock outdoors 10am start approx 3.30 finish.
17th     Sept climbing on rock outdoors if bad weather or missed first date only.
24th     Sept climbing on rock outdoors if bad weather or missed 1st and 2nd dates.

 

#All scouts and explorers must have read and learned the badge requirements and attended one of the Have a go dates or be vetted by their scout leaderas to climbing ability.

*As climbing outdoors is dependent on fine weather the permit courses may continue indoors at prearranged walls any entrance fees will be additional.

County climbing equipment available for hire.

Bookings. Chris Welden. E-Mail climbing.atgmn@gmail.com

Snail Mail.       34 Taunton rd Chadderton Oldham Lancs OL9 0BE